Harvick Penalty Fall-Out: Who is the New Favorite to Win Championship?

By Toby Christie, Editor — Follow on Twitter @Toby_Christie

Man, I hate the final stretch of the NASCAR season. There doesn’t ever seem to be any big stories that break this time of year — oh, wait. That’s right. Kevin Harvick and his team were busted with one of the biggest most egregious examples of cheating we have seen in some time in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series.

After utterly dominating the field by winning all three stages of the AAA Texas 500 and leading 177 of the 337 laps on the day in Texas, Harvick’s car was found to have an illegal spoiler at the NASCAR R&D Center during post-race tear down. But the crazy thing wasn’t just that Harvick’s spoiler was illegal, it was that crew chief Rodney Childers and the No. 4 team attempted to completely circumvent the NASCAR rule book. Continue reading “Harvick Penalty Fall-Out: Who is the New Favorite to Win Championship?”

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Bristol Marks Stenhouse’s Last Real Shot at Playoffs

By Toby Christie, Editor – Follow on Twitter @Toby_Christie

Ricky Stenhouse Jr. comes into Saturday night’s Bass Pro Shops night race at Bristol Motor Speedway in an unenviable position – the first man outside the cutline for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Playoffs.

The 30-year-old driver currently sits 62 points behind Hendrick Motorports driver Alex Bowman. Stenhouse could erase that point deficit over the next three races, but it is highly unlikely that it will happen. But if Stenhouse were to win one of the three remaining regular season races the Olive Branch, Mississippi native would leapfrog his way automatically into the post season. The three races left include Bristol, Darlington and Indianapolis. Continue reading “Bristol Marks Stenhouse’s Last Real Shot at Playoffs”

TFLW Podcast: Las Vegas NASCAR Pennzoil 400 Pre Race Show with Brett Moffitt

SHOW #505 – Guest: Brett Moffitt – We recap the Harvick dominated Atlanta (aside from our guest) Is Jeff Gordon un-retiring? Who is the driver with the most cash? Tons of laughs and fun packed into this show, and we preview this weekend from Las Vegas. Hosted by Kerry Murphey and Toby Christie

(Roughly 48:00 mins)

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Listen: The Final Lap Weekly NASCAR Podcast #504 Tyler Reddick / Atlanta Preview

SHOW #504 – Guest: Tyler Reddick – We recap the 2018 Daytona 500, discuss Danica done, Bubba Vs. Denny, preview the REAL start to the season (Toby!) Atlanta, talk fantasy racing (but forget to give picks, sorry) and tons of fun (but not as much as last week, sorry) Hosted by Kerry Murphey and Toby Christie’s 300th show!

(Roughly 48:00 mins)

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